Greg Secker is a renowned master trader, entrepreneur, international speaker and philanthropist. In 2003, he profoundly founded the Knowledge to Action Group which is an umbrella for several other companies including Smart Chart Software which strives to provide the attest information in trading technology, Learn to Trade, a leader in global trading education with offices Sydney, London, Manila, and Johannesburg. The renowned Greg Secker Foundation, which is a non-profit foundation missioned to positively impact on the people’s lives around the world. Another one is the Capital Index, which is an exciting, dazzling new city brokerage company.
All of these entities work closely together to cover a wide area to teach individuals on how to be better traders, and thus ameliorate their lives. They all represent Greg’s commitment and passion for positively enhancing the lives of others, primarily through coaching, education, support, and strategy. Greg made his career debut at Thomas Cook Financial services where he later moved to the forex business to manage the Virtual Trading Desk™, which was a newly established business. VTD was the first online platform to offer real-time Forex trading.
His professional career skyrocketed quickly and was subsequently made the Mellon Financial Corporation’s vice president. He later left the firm to institute his own trading company, Learn to Trade. For over one decade, the company has grown to educate more than 200,000 individuals through ongoing workshops and seminars. Additionally, World Finance Magazine awarded the company the Best Educator title for two years in a row.
Greg Secker sourced his inspiration and motivation to start his companies by observing people’s struggles when trading. Greg wanted to generate a tool that can offer the much-needed education and information about trading. Through successful platforms such as Learn to Trade, Secker left the corporate world at the age of 27 to trade from home. Observably, Greg Secker managed to make decent money within three to six months which was way up what he earned from the corporate world.
According to Greg Secker, every idea, initiative is met by challenges, which if taken seriously could shut down many visions. Fortuitously, Secker noted that looking back and reassessing the steps taken along the way as well as figuring out where things could have gone wrong is crucial to successful innovations, which not only helps the innovators but the public as well.